Posts by Scott Etkin:


Why Open Data Science Matters

by   |   August 4, 2016   |   Leave a comment

The Open Data Science movement offers myriad advantages to analytics practitioners, organizations looking to make more informed decisions, and the analytics community as a whole, writes Michele Chambers of Continuum Analytics. Read More…


Report: Companies Continue to Struggle with Data Quality

by   |   August 3, 2016   |   Leave a comment

A survey by Streamsets indicates that many organizations continue to struggle with data quality issues that can impair decision making. Streamsets CEO Girish Pancha discusses the survey results and what organizations can do to improve the quality of their data, both streaming and in stores. Read More…


Notre Dame Business Analytics Program Fits Workers’ Schedules

by   |   August 2, 2016   |   Leave a comment

Notre Dame’s new MSBA program, with an urban campus and convenient schedule, is designed for and attracts working professionals. Read More…


Why Natural Language Processing Will Change Everything

by   |   August 2, 2016   |   5 Comments

Bernard Marr discusses current innovations made possible by natural language processing and describes a future inspired by science fiction that he says isn’t far off. Read More…


How Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Automated Customer Care

by   |   August 1, 2016   |   Leave a comment

Automated voice systems are notorious for delivering a dissatisfying customer experience. But paired with artificial intelligence, these systems can leverage data to improve loyalty and retention, writes Tara Kelly of SPLICE Software. Read More…


What the Privacy Shield Approval Really Means

by   |   August 1, 2016   |   Leave a comment

Beginning today, companies will be able to certify compliance with Privacy Shield, the new framework for transferring the personal information of European Union citizens from the EU to the United States. Gigya CEO Patrick Salyer discusses what companies need to know, including the costs of noncompliance and who will be watching. Read More…


Expand Data Analysis and Insights with Space-Time Benchmarking

by   |   July 29, 2016   |   Leave a comment

OnlyBoth CEO Raul Valdes-Perez discusses the role of artificial intelligence in increasing the scope of data analysis with space-time benchmarking. Read More…


Bring Your Dark Data into the Light

by   |   July 29, 2016   |   Leave a comment

Data that employees can’t find easily leads to problems beyond inefficiency and limited intelligence for decision making, writes Mika Javanainen of M-Files. Read More…


The Road to the Next Generation in DBMS

by   |   July 28, 2016   |   Leave a comment

Barry Morris of NuoDB traces the evolution of the database market, forces that drove change, and the current state of the art. Read More…


Machine Learning and the Evolution of Twitter

by   |   July 27, 2016   |   Leave a comment

Machine learning capabilities bolstered by recent acquisitions could fundamentally transform Twitter and, the company hopes, create a more compelling experience for its users. Read More…